Monthly Archives: April 2014

The heretic

“Maiori forsan cum timore sententiam in me fertis quam ego accipiam (Perhaps you pronounce this sentence against me with greater fear than I receive it)” Can you bind a mind easy as you burn books or flesh, or is what’s real deeper … Continue reading

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for GGM

who will bring me butterflies now in this time of spring peepers and crocuses before anything opens? I will watch for you and maybe see something very much like an angel but drunk and dirty whose prayer shakes a fist at … Continue reading

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spring happens

Forget calendars Forget light, measured in axial slant or day length spring unfolds and is less calculation and more the yellow crocuses shout quietly under this kitchen window where I dreamed them expected but never exactly planned

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How to Lose Followers

Originally posted on Trent Lewin:
You start blogging to have a voice, to be heard and to listen to others.  It’s an outlet that doesn’t involve you having to go through agents, publishers, or other constructs of the industry.  It’s…

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mother wisdom

Don’t look at the sun she said; something that holy, stretched from the star that feeds us is hungry for vision, so starved for eyes the sheer memory of that light will be a shadow that burns forever   ***the NaPoWriMo … Continue reading

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daisy my eyes

daisy my eyes so they bloom summer the way plants know it unseeing mirrors of petal and stigma reflecting sun

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NaPoWriMo Day 5: A Tribute to Buffalo Bill

There are lots of poets from Buffalo but unlike the Bills we are not defunct We who make over words used to sing to dance to joy to make a red unicycle ride out of form to take a ? … Continue reading

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